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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (6 stories)
“People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.” -- Alan Kay

  
Larry Tesler:  (6)
The Reality Distortion Field changes Bruce's mind about working at Apple
September 1981
Bruce Horn
Reality Distortion,Apple Spirit,Recruiting
1
 (4.27)
There was some friction between the Mac and Lisa teams
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Lisa,Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Lisa Rivalry
2
 (3.31)
User testing sometimes has surprising results
June 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
User Interface,Software Design,Lisa
7
 (4.66)
Why the Mac design team got credit for their work
January 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch,The Press,Retreats
4
 (4.28)
An early bug in the Finder sends Bruce back to the drawing board...
January 1984
Bruce Horn
Bugs,Software Design,The Launch
2
 (4.07)
An essay discussing where the Mac user interface came from
undated
Bruce Horn
Credit,Software Design,Origins
9
 (4.22)